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The White Barn

Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
This Tourist Board three star rated Gold Award property with its high quality furnishings, pretty, village setting and handy location is only 11 miles or fifteen minutes drive from Cambridge, and provides excellent value for money.

The White Barn is a newly refurbished, traditional weather-boarded barn in the beautiful village of Hilton. With tasteful, comfortable furnishings and plenty of character, it provides ground floor accommodation with an ensuite bedroom and light and airy open plan sitting room where French doors open on to the private patio garden.

The Barn is a self contained unit adjacent to the owners' Victorian house and garden, and close to Hilton's medieval church, prized turf maze, and splendid Green designed by Capability Brown which is surrounded by historic buildings.

The White Barn is privately owned and...
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Listing #HL269624
About the Owner
Claire W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
Interaction with guests
The White Barn is run by Claire and her family. We have a key safe so that you can arrive at any time and let yourselves in. We will come and say hello at a convenient point and check that you have everything you need. We live next door, and are always available if have any questions, otherwise we leave you to enjoy your stay.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant few days away in the white barn. Couldn't of asked for any more. Everything we needed was there. Thank you.

Date of stay: November 2018
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Claire W, VR Owner at The White Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for a great review. We're really glad we could make your anniversary stay comfortable and enjoyable!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely cottage. Facilities are good. Owner is friendly. A small jug of milk was left for us but it could have been a little more generous compared to other places we have stayed in. The biggest issue is being close to a...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Claire W, VR Owner at The White Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We’re so sorry to hear that you had a noisy stay. You are quite right that there was a temporary increase in traffic during the period you were here due to works on the new A14. The bridge across the old A14 to a nearby...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked this pretty late just for bank holiday weekend just to get away. The white barn has everything you need for a comfortable stay. We visited Cambridge using park and ride and St Ives whist there. The barn was cosy and...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank limbylloyd1
Management response:Responded June 19, 2018

Thanks very much for a great review! You were quite right about the garden - it has now benefitted from a tidy up. The garden patio will be being relaid shortly and so it should be looking pretty good by then!

Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Crib
    1 Full
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About the neighborhood
The local area is rich in history. Close to Hilton is the picturesque market town of St Ives, home to Oliver Cromwell and nearby is the university town of Cambridge with its beautiful colleges and museums and opportunities for punting and shopping. The magnificent cathedrals of Peterborough and Ely are within easy reach, and there are numerous historic properties in the area such as Anglesey Abbey, Wimpole Hall, Houghton mill and Audley End. Visit Duxford Air museum or the peace of the American military Cemetery at Madingley. Flag Fen reveals the remarkable 3,500 year old Fen Causeway, while Bletchley Park was home to the Enigma codebreakers of World War Two.

Visit the wild life sanctuaries of Welney and Paxton Pits, or the conservation zoos at Hammerton and Linton. There are plenty of a...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: London Stanstead: 41.6 mi
Railway: Huntingdon: 6.8 mi
Ferry: Felixstowe: 82.0 mi
The White Barn is within easy reach of London Stanstead airport and Luton airport.
We are close to good road networks from London (via A1(M) and M11), from Stanstead (via M11), Luton (A14) and from ferries at Felixstowe (A14).
The nearest train station is 7 miles away at Huntingdon on the line from London and the North.
Cambridge is c 10 miles by road and it is c 7 miles to the Cambridge Park & Ride.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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